Chapel: Washington Community Scholars’ Center

Hear reflections from the WCSC interns on what’s been happening in D.C. this semester.

Inspiring the Next Generation for Mission Engagement – Nelson Okanya ’02

Nelson Okanya, EMS Alum, closes the annual Augsburger Lectureship in Chapel Gathering at Eastern Mennonite Seminary. Okanya serves as President of Eastern Mennonite Missions and speaks on Inspiring the Next Generation for Mission Engagement. Nelson Okanya is president of Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM). He was born and raised in the Mennonite community in Kenya,....

“Augsburger Lecture: An Alternative Narrative” – Nelson Okanya ’02

Nelson Okanya, EMS Alum, opens the annual Augsburger Lectureship in University Chapel. Okanya serves as President of Eastern Mennonite Missions and speaks on An Embodied Witness. He begins his talk with a short video clip. Nelson Okanya is president of Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM). He was born and raised in the Mennonite community in....

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Luis Martinez

Luis Martinez, Perks of Uncertainty: A Testimony about a journey of insecurities and vulnerability Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They....

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Rosemary King

Rosemary King, Just the Right Size Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their projects in the spring, producing....

“The Woven Fabric of our Lives” – Gabriel Dodd and LaDawn Knicely

Preaching Class students, Gabriel Dodd and LaDawn Knicely, preach from John 19:16-25 and John 20:1-10 in a pair of chapel sermons titled, “The Woven Fabric of our Lives .”

“Spring Hymn Sing” – Matthew Hunsberger

On this first day of Spring, 2015, Matthew Hunsberger leads a hymn sing with a Spring theme.

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Brad Kolb

Brad Kolb, Think Again: How Imagination Leads to Transformation in Christian Worship Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They....

“Unaccountable” – Dr. Janine Wedel

Dr. Janine Wedel, professor at George Mason University, School of Policy, Government and International Affairs, presents on “UNACCOUNTABLE: How elite power brokers corrupt our finances, freedom, and security.”

Reflections from Spring Break Y-Trips

Spring Break Y-Trips build friendships as students serve others in various locations across the East Coast and in southern locations. Hear reflections from the service-learning trips with Jubilee Partners, Habitat for Humanity, the Alterna Community, and Sharing With Appalachian People (SWAP).